The Cage and the Clover (Deleuzions of Gender)

I am the lion I am the tamer I am the bullet in the chamber The trigger pulled if I do not perform I am the laughter And the scorn Of an audience Entertained I am the guilt I am the shame I am the fear I hold it close I am the change I…

De-Sexed

Trigger warning: This piece contains discussions of sexual violence, emotional abuse and a (violent) representation of the psychological processes experienced by someone suffering from PTSD as a result of sexual and relational experiences. The piece is designed to communicate and investigate one woman’s subjective experience of dealing with these things and as such may be…

A Fijian Expression

NAT vs PRONOUNS ****NOTE: I refer to them as pronouns instead of preferred pronouns because I think calling transqueer/androgynous/gender non-conforming like me on the reference of preferred pronouns adds to another level of separation between the cisgenders and the transgender. I believe that ciswomen and transwomen should just be women and cismen and transmen should…

Cross-cultural Agenda

: As a kid, I was always the loudmouthed tomboy who loved nothing more than to climb onto roofs and karate fights with boys. I had a lot of crushes when I went to co-ed schools, and only ever with boys. At the start of each school year, I would scan around the classroom and…

Agency in Anonymity

“My sexuality was severely suppressed by my upbringing growing up. I have always had to hide it until three years ago when I left my religion. This new found freedom has been so exciting. I love to explore and try new things. I have recently discovered the joy in nudity, exhibitionism and exploring my sensual…

Gender Minorities Aotearoa

  Gender Minorities Aotearoa is a community led, cross cultural organisation for transgender, takataapui, intersex, and other sex/gender minorities in Aotearoa I know some of the people who run it and they are a fantastic bunch! Hopefully this will provide the info, networks or assistance¬†if you need it, or help you become a better ally…

An Original Source of Inspiration

This is the blog of my good friend Alina Noir. I met Alina when she was living in Wellington, New Zealand and just starting out on her artistic journey. She photographed me on a number of occasions, and her beautiful photographs inspired me from day one. Now based in Lyon, France, her photography has matured…

PhotoBlog Intent

The purpose of this blog is to explore the way that people seek to represent their gender and sexuality – individually or as a group – and the way that those representations can be interpreted by others. Informed by new materialism, the idea is to create a space through photography whereby we can get in…